Dr. Strangelove and how I learned to love the (nuclear) Bomb reloaded -2015

Posted: March 24, 2015 in Uncategorized

In our new “cold” war…old tactics come back again:

At 3.36 AM (California time) the US tested Minuteman III intercontinental nuclear ballistic missile – loaded with a test re-entry vehicle.

In case you did not understand, they spelt out the message – so nice of them:

“With these launches, we not only verify our processes and the ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) weapon system, we provide a visual to the world that the Minuteman III is capable of striking pretty much anywhere with extreme precision,” said Lt. Col Tytonia Moore of the 90th Missile Wing, based out of the Francis E. Warren AFB in Wyoming, according to the statement.

There are 530 of these toys with an range of 6,000 miles (ca 10,000) – potentially loaded with three nuclear warheads (currently down to one due to treaties). Each bomb carries a 350 kiloton yield (Hiroshima’s one was 10).

This happens just when the Russian have their largest anti NATO exercise.

Not very subtle messaging systems!


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